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Today's News

  • Bruins avenge loss to Cats

    The Lancaster High School golf team avenged its lone regular-season golf loss in a three-way match on Tuesday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Bruins, who fell to Rock Hill by a shot in a match earlier this season, posted two wins over Class AAAAA golf teams at the LGC.

    Lancaster shot a 151, followed by Rock Hill with a 154 and Nation Ford’s 160.

    Brady Hinkle and Mason Tucker each shot an even-par 36 to lead LHS, 5-1.

    Simon Wright carded a 39.

    Trey Crenshaw finished with a 40 and Nick Mangano had a 43.

  • Bruins top RNE Cavaliers 6-4

    The Lancaster Bruins avenged an earlier season Region III-AAAA loss, downing Richland Northeast, 6-4 on Tuesday at the Cavaliers field in Columbia.

    Hunter Thomas hurled the win in seven innings, allowing six hits, four walks and an earned run.

    Thomas struck out one.

    Logan Phillips paced the Bruins offense with three hits and three RBIs.

    Gillis Robinson supplied two hits and a RBI.

    Raul Garcia-Mora had two hits and a walk. Anson Taylor drilled two hits and had a sacrifice bunt.

  • Lady Vols win region crown

    The Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers, in impressive fashion, wrapped up the Region IV-AA softball title with an 8-1 win over Cheraw High School at AJ on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Volunteers bolted to a 5-0 lead and cruised to the seven-run win behind hurler Rebecca Price, who tossed a three-hitter at the Lady Braves.

    Price struck out three and allowed no walks.

    Price had two hits and drove in a run for the Lady Vols, who improved to 14-7 overall, 9-2 in region play.

    Morgan Eason and Carley Sims each had two hits.

  • Garris: We must listen to citizens, take action

    Tamara Green Garris is fiercely proud of her hometown, and says she’s running for mayor to continue moving it forward.
    “I’m native born in Lancaster – raised and reared,” the 44-year-old mayor pro tem said Thursday. “I grew up in the district I represent.
    “I won’t be the kind of mayor that will only show up on Tuesday or at budget meetings,” she said. “I will go out and touch citizens by working with them and listening to them.”

  • Column: FBI, DOJ now top weapons of the ‘deep state’ Trump bashers

    In the early 1970s, political operatives disguised as delivery men broke into a D.C. office to steal information. This break-in was to get information on the political opposition.
    We now know this event as Watergate. The media reported on the break-in as the crime, not the information that was gathered.

  • Column: Cyber-harassment victims need protection, not blame

    This is a response to Dianne T. Evans’ March 25 guest column “Foolish stupidity! Do NOT transmit your nude photos!” She was reacting to Rep. Mandy Powers-Norrell’s proposed legislation banning revenge porn.
    The world has changed. Our children and grandchildren communicate differently than we did in the past.
    We don’t approve of it, obviously, but what consenting adults do on the internet, or through texting, should not be exploited by one party to publicly embarrass and humiliate another person for revenge.

  • New pet-sitting service opens in the Panhandle

    From release

    Local pet owners have a new option when it comes to finding someone to care for their pets when they can’t do it themselves.

    Indian Land Pet Sitting opened in January to serve the Panhandle area with professional pet sitting and dog-walking services.

    “The Indian Land area of South Carolina is growing rapidly, with many pet-loving residents who travel frequently or commute for work into Charlotte” said Lucie Miller, owner of the new business.

  • Signing day for interns, apprentices

    Brian Garner

    Landmark News Service

    The auditorium was packed as students prepared to sign letters of intent. Representatives of their destinations prepared to add their own names on the dotted line.

    This is a familiar routine when it comes to student athletes on signing day, but it’s a new scene for student interns and apprentices.

  • Lancers splits with Pioneers in Region X play

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster split a pair of NJCAA Region X baseball games with Spartanburg Methodist College on Saturday at SMC.

    The teams were slated for a pair of weekend doubleheaders, but the Saturday games were the only two played in the four-game series.

    The Sunday games were canceled due to weather.

    In the Saturday twin bill, USCL rallied for a 5-1 extra-inning win in the opener, but the Pioneers prevailed in game two, taking a 7-3 win over the Lancers.

  • Vols blank Cyclones in soccer

    The Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers soccer team upped its record to 13-2, posting a 2-0 home win over Class AAA foe Chester High School on Monday night.

    Bryce Phillips gave the Volunteers the only goal they would need, scoring on an assist from Jared Truesdale in the first half.

    AJ’s second goal came from Mason McKittrick on a steal from the Chester High center back.

    Vols keeper Tyler Williams notched the shutout with four saves in the match.

    Phillips was selected the AJ player of the game in the Vols’ win over Chester.